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  1. Trump’s Demands Have Deadlocked NAFTA TalksMexico, Canada, and the U.S. have agreed to delay the next round of talks, as White House continues to insist on reforms its neighbors won’t abide.
  2. Why Trump Just Might Blow Up NAFTASince losing a proxy battle with Breitbart in Alabama, the president has been increasingly willing to sow chaos for the far right’s pleasure.
  3. As He Prepares to Blow Up NAFTA, Trump Warms to a New Trade Deal With CanadaNegotiators are meeting to save NAFTA, but Trump doesn’t seem to want that.
  4. breaking bad news
    Meth-Laced 7Up Is Killing People in MexicoThe soda has been pulled from stores in the state of Baja California.
  5. coming together
    How Mexico City’s Restaurants Are Rallying to Offer Free Food and Comfort“We’re serving people who are helping our country and our city, so why don’t we treat them as heroes?”
  6. news you can booze
    AB InBev Proposes Immigration Plan Where Mexicans Just Stay Home and Sell BeerIt argues that smuggling yourself into America can cost $20,000, but opening a beer store is only $5,000.
  7. Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake Hits MexicoThe epicenter was located around 102 miles off the coast of Tapachula in Chiapas.
  8. shortages
    Avocado Prices Climb to an Even Crazier All-time HighA case of them costs four times what it did at the start of 2016.
  9. the chain gang
    Just When You Thought It Was Over, Starbucks Unveils a ‘Mermaid Frappuccino’Only in Mexico, though — the ingredients “are not available in Starbucks stores in the U.S.”
  10. news you can booze
    BrewDog Is Supposedly Building a Bar Across the U.S.–Mexico BorderIt will theoretically serve Mexican beer to Americans, and Texan beer to Mexicans.
  11. House Approves $1.6 Billion for Border-Wall ConstructionBut the funding probably won’t make it through the Senate.
  12. Trump Says He ‘Absolutely’ Still Wants Mexico to Pay for WallAt a meeting with Enrique Peña Nieto, Trump returns to the topic that drove a wedge between the two leaders.
  13. gallery
    Frida Kahlo Appears in This Striking New Coffee-Table BookThe book México: 1900-1950 traces the rise of modern Mexican art.
  14. the chain gang
    Trump’s Unpopularity Is Hurting Starbucks’s Business in MexicoIt’s the first U.S. brand with Mexican sales affected by “anti-Trump sentiment.”
  15. video feed
    Mexico’s Tourism Board Invented a Cloud That Rains TequilaSmart move.
  16. Trump Signals He Will Seek Relatively Modest Changes to NAFTADuring the campaign, Trump promised to “rip up” the trade agreement. Now, his administration appears content to make NAFTA a bit more like the TPP.
  17. Trump’s Top Trade Adviser Tries to Sell Mexico On ‘North America First’Peter Navarro wants the new NAFTA to protect the North American manufacturing market from overseas competition.
  18. State Department Reportedly Didn’t Know the Mexican Foreign Minister Was in TownAnother report that hints at the the marginalization of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
  19. build that wall
    Trump’s ‘Big, Beautiful’ Border Wall Threatened by Political RealityIt’s still unclear what the barrier will look like, and even Republicans are questioning how it will be paid for.
  20. stunt foods
    Mexican Chef Can’t Get Anyone to Eat His $25,000 TacoWait, a gold-infused tortilla filled with Kobe beef, caviar, and truffles doesn’t sound good to you either?
  21. Check Out Some Clips from ‘Conan Without Borders: Made In Mexico’Conan O’Brien’s new remote special Conan Without Borders: Made In Mexico aired on TBS last night, and for his first episode aired in Mexico, […]
  22. Conan O’Brien Asks for Border Wall Donations in This ‘Conan Without […]Conan O’Brien’s next remote special Conan Without Borders: Made In Mexico airs on TBS next week, and the network recently released a sneak peek […]
  23. Trump May Be the Only Hope for a Mexican President’s Political RevivalTrump has a big investment in anti-Mexican sentiment. But Mexico’s president could thrive by uniting his people against the bully of the north.
  24. In Mexico, Trump Administration Promises There Will Be ‘No Mass Deportations’Hours after Trump called his plan for immigration enforcement a “military operation,” DHS secretary Kelly assured Mexico that it is no such thing.
  25. Trump Immigration Memo Angers Mexico; Spicer Says Relationship Is ‘Phenomenal’Just as Secretary of State Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly arrive for high-level talks.
  26. early and awkward
    Timing of Trump Immigration Memos Undermines Cabinet Members’ Visit to MexicoThey were released just as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly headed south.
  27. overnights
    Top Chef Charleston Recap: Now We’re in Mexico!Of course margaritas are involved.
  28. diplomacy
    Tillerson Takes First Official Trip Abroad, Meets With Russian CounterpartAmerica’s top diplomat got off to a bit of a stilted start.
  29. big soda
    Somebody Hacked Mexico’s Soda-Tax Advocates with SpywareMexico is Coke’s biggest market in terms of per-capita consumption.
  30. Thousands Take to the Streets in Mexico to Protest TrumpMexicans marched against the wall, deportation, and Mexico’s corruption.
  31. U.S. Is Trying to Repair Relations With Mexico by Mostly Leaving Trump Out of ItSecretary of State Tillerson met with his Mexican counterpart in Washington, and is headed to Mexico City in the coming weeks.
  32. trade
    Farmers in Trump’s Heartland Now ‘Very Worried’ About His Position on NAFTAThey already face industrywide surpluses without the addition of new trade barriers.
  33. DHS Head John Kelly Says He Only Needs Two Years to Build That WallIn an interview with Fox News, Kelly also says there will be “parts of the wall that you can actually see through.”
  34. Mexican President Gives Nafta Timeline, Rallies Around Mexican ManufacturingNieto is pushing back against Trump, but not on Twitter this time.
  35. Trump and Nieto Had an Hour-long Phone CallBut the White House’s “joint statement” omits the part where the two leaders say they won’t talk publicly about the wall.
  36. Conan O’Brien’s Next Remote Special ‘Conan Without Borders: Made In […]During last night’s show, Conan O’Brien revealed the destination of his next remote special, and this time there’s a very interesting twist. […]
  37. last night on late night
    Conan Is Going to MexicoThe show will use an entirely Mexico-based crew.
  38. The 20 Percent Tariff on Mexico That Wasn’tSean Spicer explained the House GOP’s border-adjustment tax poorly. The media assumed the worst. “Fake news” ensued.
  39. Wait, Who’s Paying for the Mexico Border Wall?Analysts estimate it could cost as much as $20 billion.
  40. Mexican President Cancels That Meeting With TrumpThe White House visit is off, and tensions are hitting crisis level.
  41. Mexicans Urge Their President to Skip White House Meeting to Protest WallThe meeting was scheduled for January 31.
  42. neighborly disputes
    Once Again, Mexico Reminds Trump That It Won’t Be Paying for That Border Wall“Of course” not, said that country’s president after Trump’s press conference.
  43. hot shot
    Leonardo DiCaprio Hides From 2017 Under a TowelA sensible way to cope with the reality of 2017.
  44. awful things
    Death Toll Still Climbing After Explosion Engulfs Major Mexican Firework MarketAt least 27 people are dead and 70 have been injured.
  45. pop-ups
    Here’s How to Get Tickets to Noma’s Mexico Pop-upDinner will cost you $600, before tax and tip.
  46. early and often
    Mexico Unveils Plan to Protect Immigrants Under Trump“Be calm, do not fall for provocations, and don’t let yourself be fooled,” says Mexico’s secretary of foreign relations.
  47. Trump May Have Won, But Ford Is Still Moving Its Small-Car Production to MexicoFord says it’s just too expensive to make small cars in the United States.
  48. A Visual Journey to Mexico From Two Photographers Who Call Mexico City HomeA look at the food, landscapes, and museums of our neighboring country.
  49. immigration
    Trump Says He Will Deport 2-3 Million Undocumented ImmigrantsHe claims they will all be criminals, and now acknowledges that the border wall might just be a fence in some places.
  50. news you can booze
    As Expected, Trump’s Election Is Already Hurting Mexican BeerShare prices of Corona’s importer dropped 8 percent on Wednesday.
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